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Improved governance necessary to address anti-minority sentiment By Jehan Perera

Improved governance necessary to address anti-minority sentiment By Jehan Perera

  The great hopes of a leap forward to a new era that came with the end of the war have now been dispelled. The anticipated prosperity and inter-ethnic reconciliation that was expected to be Sri Lanka’s after the war has still not materialized....
Norway, Islam and the threat of the West. By Ibrahim Hewitt

Norway, Islam and the threat of the West. By Ibrahim Hewitt

Dismissing this murderous act as the work of "a lone madman" ignores a more detailed study of the killer's motivation. A few years ago, the respected Cambridge scholar T J Winter, also known by his Muslim name of Abdal Hakim Murad,...
Why ARE so many modern British career women converting to Islam? By DAILY MAIL REPORTER

Why ARE so many modern British career women converting to Islam? By DAILY MAIL REPORTER

  Tony Blair’s sister-in-law announced her conversion to Islam last weekend. Journalist Lauren Booth embraced the faith after what she describes as a ‘holy experience’ in Iran.    She is just one of a growing number...
Islamic Identity and the Two Faces of the West,  By Dr. M.A. Muqtedar Khan

Islamic Identity and the Two Faces of the West, By Dr. M.A. Muqtedar Khan

The contemporary resurgence of Islam and the growth of Islam in the West together have profound implications for what being a Muslim means today. The resurgence of Islam is essentially a search for authenticity, an attempt to reconstruct the Islamic identity...
The Post-war Quagmire, By Dr. Ameer Ali

The Post-war Quagmire, By Dr. Ameer Ali

The Sino-Indian Geo-political Trap Sri Lanka’s political foolhardiness in its inability to solve peacefully its domestic ethnic minority issue over the last fifty or so years, as an independent sovereign nation state has, as a consequence of a bitterly...
War crimes and Web of deception, By Ameen Izzadeen

War crimes and Web of deception, By Ameen Izzadeen

Hats off to Wikileaks.com for revealing the murderous character of the United States' war in Afghanistan though one does not know why its sources decided to reveal those top secret documents. WikiLeaks, the website that allows whistleblowers to post...
Islamophobia, By Maithri Goonetilleke

Islamophobia, By Maithri Goonetilleke

I have become increasingly alarmed at just how deeply entrenched Islamophobic views have become within our culture. It seems that many of us have stopped seeking to differentiate between the teachings of a religion and the actions of a few extremists...
Losing Kashmir,  By Robert Grenier

Losing Kashmir, By Robert Grenier

As we await what many hope will be the start, on July 15, of a renewed India-Pakistan peace process, or "Composite Dialogue" – derailed since the Mumbai attacks of November 2008 – I am reminded of two past conversations. The first...
United Nations Security Council Peace Maker Turned Warmongers’ Tool,  By Latheef Farook

United Nations Security Council Peace Maker Turned Warmongers’ Tool, By Latheef Farook

  The United Nations made a mockery of itself with its May 2010 Security Council resolution imposing sanctions on Iran, fourth in the series, for not halting its nuclear program. This is yet another demonstration of UN Security Council being exploited...
The state of Israel cannot survive for long,By Christopher Bollyn

The state of Israel cannot survive for long,By Christopher Bollyn

  Christopher Bollyn is an American journalist and researcher. He is widely known for his extensive researches on the September 11, 2001 attacks which reveal that Israel has been complicit in planning and carrying out the terrorist attacks that cost...
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